The timetables of history: a horizontal linkage of people and events, based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
Unique, classic, global, indispensable, and entertaining . . . there is no en d to the attractions of this remarkable volume. It brings alive the vast, rich history of human civilization for a very diversified readership through the ages from 400 BC to 1978 AD.
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1757) Arnold Bocklin, Swiss painter, b. (d. 1901) Constable: "The Cornfield,"
painting William Holman Hunt, Eng. painter, b. (d. 1910) Nash designs Carlton
House Terrace, Westminster, London Beethoven d. (b. 1770) Bellini: "II Pirate,"
1771) Austin de Candolle, Swiss botanist, d. (b. 1778) curios, etc., in New d. (b.
1781) Anton Dvorak, Czech C. J. Fritzsche shows that by treating indigo with York
City Berthe Morisot, Fr. composer, b. (d. 1904) potassium hydroxide it yields an ...
1936) Charles Kingsley, Eng. author, and Health" C. G. Jung, Swiss psychiatrist
Britain buys 176,602 Suez Canal shares from Khedive of Egypt and philosopher,
d. (b. 1819) Thomas Mann, Ger. novelist, 1929 b. (d. 1961) Emile Laveleye: "Le ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
The early years of human history seem to have less information than might be available, particularly spotty in Asian history and pretty much nothing about Africa south of the Sahara. Still, an interesting browse and a good place to see what was happening in a given year. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Diwanna - LibraryThing
I'd be lying if I said that I read this book, but it is an interesting reference to peruse from time to time. Read full review